Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Coniston

The lake, gardens and mountains display a scene truly unique to Coniston. This city is welcoming and walkable, recognized for its restaurants, boating and rowing. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Coniston

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Coniston has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brantwood (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Go Ape Grizedale (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Lakes Aqaurium (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Windermere Golf Club (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • South Lakes Safari Zoo (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Lakeland Maze Farm Park (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Coniston

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Coniston is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Old Man of Coniston (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Coniston Water (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Go Ape Grizedale (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Tarn Hows (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Skelwith Force (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Harrison Stickle (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)

Where to stay around Coniston?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,659 vacation rentals near Coniston. From 655 Cottages to 865 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Coniston for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Coniston?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Coniston. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Old Man of Coniston: 2,712 vacation rentals
  • Brantwood: 2,760 vacation rentals
  • John Ruskin Museum: 2,763 vacation rentals
  • Carnforth Silverdale Station: 2,022 vacation rentals
  • Beatrix Potter Gallery: 2,906 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Coniston listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Coniston?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 655 Cottages in Coniston. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Coniston include:

  • Houses: 865 rentals available
  • Cabins: 655 rentals available
  • Barns: 17 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Coniston?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 107 vacation rentals with pool available in Coniston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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